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deflect
used in The Sea of Monsters

3 uses
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Definition
turn aside from a fixed direction or line of interest
  • We kept inching backward, dodging acid splashes and deflecting snapping heads without cutting them off, but I knew we were only postponing our deaths.
    Chapter 10 (88% in)
deflecting = turning away (turning aside from a fixed direction)
  • Tyson couldn't deflect all those balls at once.
    Chapter 2 (77% in)
  • I gave Tyson a ten-foot pole and told him that his job was to push the other chariots away if they got too close, and to deflect anything they might try to throw at us.
    Chapter 6 (68% in)

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